A duo of BCOL Cowls leads a BNSF grain train into Polo, IL
On the late summer day of September 5, 1987, Burlington Northern train No. 3 speeds through Polo, Illinois. Three “tiger-stripe” EMD GP50s splicing a fuel tender are power for the hot train headin... (more)
There is plenty of hoarfrost in the area as BN 1400 leads 4 other 1st Gen EMD's out of the winter fog on a freight near Polo, IL in January of 1994. This was a sweet consist for 1994 and the sound... (more)
With a recently rebuilt leader, a trio of orange and black take this hot Z-train east over the rolling terrain of the Aurora Sub.
A very unusual trip for the CNW 8646 on the BNSF Aurora sub, here it is seen in Polo going under what was the former Illinois Central.
St. Paul, MN, to Chicago, IL, Z-train is the 3rd Z-train in a row eastbound on the C&I this morning. Most everything else is parked or slowly moving and in need of dogcatch crews. BNSF on the nort... (more)
This empty ethanol train came off the CSXT at Chicago, IL, and is enroute to Breckenridge, MN, to RRVW, bound for Hankinson, ND, ethanol plant. This CSXT power ran thru Chicago and here has just p... (more)
The Westbound Empire Builder makes a rare appearance in Northern Illinois caused by Flooded trackage on it's home rails in Wisconsin.
A Z-train at speed cuts through Polo. The old underpass for the IC Gruber line is seen a few trailers back, since daylighted.
BNSF Track Measurement train.
DPU unit on the loaded Unit Ore Train from Keewatin, MN - Madison, IL. This train was detouring on the C&I due to track work on the Barstow Sub. (Canon EOS20D, 300mm f/4.0L IS USM)
A westbound BNSF manifest train with a KCS AC44 passes the Polo, IL derail.